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Pick up a new hobby or skill during lockdown, dust off your tools with a new project, learn a language or immerse yourself in reading with free online resources from Auckland Libraries.

Available on the website and elsewhere for free with an Auckland Libraries membership, these resources will give you a headstart with your lockdown learning.

No library card? Sign up for an eMembership online today for full access to our eResources, all from the comfort of your own home.

Learning at home

LinkedIn Learning – formerly 

Learn a new skill online with dedicated learning paths on a huge variety of topics. LinkedIn Learning offers detailed and easy to follow courses, which you can access using your library membership. They even have a course specifically to assist you if you’re new to working from home, learn more on the learning blog. 

Libby by OverDrive 

Download the Libby by OverDrive app, and you’ll be sorted for all of your eBook and eAudiobook needs. Browse a huge range of quality New Zealand and international fiction and nonfiction on your favourite device – great for how-to guides, learning resources and more.

RBdigital eMagazines 

RBdigital features over 600 popular eMagazine titles including Esquire, Vogue, GQ, and Time Magazine, plus magazines related to hobbies, crafts and entertainment. You can download the app or browse RBdigital online. 

Kura Heritage Collections Online 

Explore the wealth of Auckland Libraries’ heritage collections on Kura Heritage Collections Online, including, photographs, heritage maps, manuscripts, rare books, local history and more.

Something for the kids

Keep your tamariki busy, entertained and learning during lockdown with online resources for kids.

Click here to find out more – Study at home with Auckland Libraries.